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Study Links Sleep Apnea To Increased Dementia Risk

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
Sleeping problems may have an adverse effect on your health over time. It may even have an effect over certain health conditions. Recent studies even suggest that problems like sleep apnea may play a role in the increased risk for dementia. Findings by researchers from the VA Pacific Islands Health Care System in Honolulu may provide clues as to how sleep disturbances may affect a person’s risk of developing


Common Aches And Pains – Should You Worry?

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
People may feel some aches and pains now and then. Sometimes, it can be worrisome when some of them happen a bit longer, sudden and higher on the pain scale. It can be a cause of concern for many people and make them wonder. In order to avoid having sleepless nights, here is a basic guide of common aches and pains and whether it should be a cause of worry. Common Headaches People may experience different types of h


Tips To Avoid Common Fitness Injuries

Thursday, December 4th, 2014
Staying fit is not always just about effort and motivation. Awareness is also key. Any fitness regimen can help you lose weight and stay healthy and fit. But there is also a certain level of risk for injuries. Fitness injuries are common and can happen to anyone. It can hamper your fitness program and make it less ineffective. Trying to avoid the common fitness injuries is just as important to consider during your


Study Indicates Walnuts Can Reduce Prostate Cancer Risk

Saturday, November 15th, 2014
Prostate cancer has become a growing concern among male seniors. While prostate cancer is considered highly treatable if discovered early, prevention is still key. Reducing the risks can help provide many men with some peace of mind when it comes to prostate cancer. Some studies indicate that eating walnuts may help reduce the prostate cancer risk in men. A latest study by researchers from the University of Califor


Reducing Allergy Risk At Home

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
Most people suffer from some kind of allergy. Some people can experience from mild to severe reaction to certain allergens. It is important for people to understand their allergies and make sure to identify the ways to prevent allergies from getting worse. Here are some tips to minimizing allergy risk at home, especially for people who experience severe, and sometimes life-threatening allergic reactions. Have an em


Specific Type Of Male Baldness Linked To Prostate Cancer Risk

Thursday, September 18th, 2014
Baldness may be a hassle for many men. Having this condition may initially be of an aesthetic concern. Unfortunately, baldness may also be linked to another health condition. A recent study suggests that male pattern baldness may also be linked to higher prostate cancer risk. A new, large collective analysis based on the prospective Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial or (PLCO) suggests th


Study: Wine Only Beneficial Against Cardiovascular Disease For People Who Exercise

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
Many people may have heard about the health benefits of drinking red or white wine. Its benefits include helping protect against cardiovascular disease if consumed in moderation. But according to the results of the In Vino Veritas, or IVV, study, the health benefits of wine may only be functioning in people who exercise. The results were recently presented at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress. The I


Senior Sleep Problems Linked To Loss Of Brain Cells

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
A new study suggests that sleep problems in seniors and the elderly may be linked to the loss of brain cells. Results of the said study were published in the August 20 edition of the journal Brain. The researchers analyzed the data collected from the Rush Memory and Aging Project, a study with around 1,000 participants aged 65 and up and were followed up until their death. At this point, the deceased participant


Researchers Confirm Link Between Vitamin D And Dementia

Thursday, August 14th, 2014
According to a recent study, researchers are able to confirm the link between vitamin D deficiency and dementia. An international team of researchers from the University of Exeter Medical School discovered that participants who had a severe vitamin D deficiency were also twice at risk of developing dementia as well as Alzheimer’s disease. The results were published in the journal Neurology, the medical journa


Taking Aspirin Daily Can Cut Cancer Risk

Thursday, August 7th, 2014
Findings from research by scientists from Queen Mary University of London indicates that taking aspirin can significantly reduce the risk of certain cancers, most notably bowel, esophageal and stomach cancers. The conclusions of the study are published in the Annals of Oncology journal. Findings of the said research show that taking aspirin for 10 years can cut the risk of bowel cancers by 35 percent and deaths by



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